NEW Parent Advocacy App

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Do you have a deaf or hard of hearing child in your family? Do you participate in the child’s meetings at school? Then this new Parent Advocacy App is for you! The Parent Advocacy app helps you to understand your child’s rights and to prepare you to work with the school in the best interest of your child.


The Parent Advocacy app is a collaboration between: the NAD, Gallaudet University Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center, American Society for Deaf Children, and Hands and Voices.

VIDEO DESC & TRANSCRIPT: The NAD logo appears on bottom right corner as a watermark. Tawny Holmes is standing in the NAD Headquarters lobby.

TAWNY: Do you have a deaf or hard of hearing child in your family? Do you participate in the child’s meetings at school, like IEP or 504? It can be an overwhelming experience, even complicated perhaps.

App image appears on top left corner “Parent Advocacy App for Deaf and Hard of Hearing” with four logos: NAD, Hands and Voices, ASDC, and Clerc Center.

TAWNY: Well, good news — there’s a new app for YOU! Yes, this amazing app is for families with deaf children with information you need for the meetings. There’s informational videos and checklists you can use before, during, and after the meetings. It also includes information about Education Advocates if you want someone to join you at the meeting. This app has all of the resources you need! Download available at the Apple App Store or Google Play store. Go ahead and download!

Video cuts to grey background with the NAD logo quickly changing in different bright colors from teal to white to black to hot pink to green to orange to teal to yellow to purple to finally the official NAD logo with copyright text underneath “The National Association of the Deaf (c) 2019 All Rights Reserved”.

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